Naina Noorani is an aerospace engineer at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Naina grew up as a quiet kid who loved sports and school. She knew at a young age that she wanted to help the world and improve society in some way.

A math and science lover at heart, Naina fell into aerospace after taking a chance on applying for the Pathways Program at NASA. She eventually got in and spent one year rotating through three different internships at NASA before completing her final year at Rice University.

On this episode, Naina pulls back the curtain on projects she’s worked on and shares tips for acing an interview. She also explores life lessons she’s learned along the way--from the power of curiosity to not being afraid of taking risks. 

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